Transport and infrastructure in Nicaragua

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Nicaragua with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 23,897 km. Theoretically, this is 3.61 meter for each of the 6.6 millions inhabitants of the country. Nicaragua hereby ranks 130th in a worldwide comparison.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 910 km long coastline.

Airports in Nicaragua

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways23,900 km3,607.34 km183.30 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways2,220 km335.12 km17.03 m
Commercial harbors50.750.000

Central America

 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways644,200 km2,894.86 km236.78 m
Railroads31,600 km142.02 km11.62 m
Waterways9,200 km41.21 km3.37 m
Commercial harbors15,65070.320.006
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